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Fertiliser Marketing-Impact of Governmental Policies and Programmes

Impact of Governmental Policies and Programmes THE first fertiliser factory in India came into existence in 1906 when EID Parry and Co, established their Super Phosphate factory at Ranipet near Madras, Two more Super Phosphate factories, one by DMCC (Ambernath) and another by DCM (Delhi), were established before independence. As regards nitrogenous fertilisers TaUi Iron and Steel Company at Jamshedpuv was the first to enter the held in 1933 with the production of Ammonium Sulphate as a by-product from their steel plant. The first large scale production of nitrogenous fertiliser was started by the Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT), Alwaye wave in 1947.

Managers and Technocrats Role in the Political-Administrative World-Some Current Issues

Political-Administrative World Some Current Issues IN a recent Seminar on the theme of "Ushering in the 21st Century", Rajni Kothari, the distinguished political scientist, made two baste comment,- which should be of interest to all serious students of the management process. He observed that :

Profit Rates in Private Corporate Sector

Ranjit Sau The record of the past three decades reveals certain significant features of profit rates in the cor- porate sector in India, First, the profit rate varies directly with the size the company, what is more, the degree of fluctuation over times varies inversely with the size of the company.

Women s Employment and Organisation Modes

Modes Pushpa Sundar While the need for more part-time jobs or the scope for self-employment may not be denied, it is arguable whether part-time home-based self-employment is what is best for women and what they themselves would prefer. Does home-based production lead to maximisation of output and income and therefore improvement in the economic condition of women? Does it contribute to improving their social status? If not, what is the best mode of organising economic activity for women? And is this alternative feasible in practice? Are there any intermediary solutions?

Lessons from Corporate Excellence

Shrikant Krishan In Search of Excellence : Lessons from America's Best Run Companies by Thomas J Peters and Robert H Waterman; Harper and Row, $ 19.95.

Changing Role of the Trainer

A P Saxena This paper seeks to examine the changing role of the trainer in the specific context of changes in the training process where the trainer has an altogether different need of learning strategies. Consequently, the trainer has to prepare for a role which demands a sharp change in his initial as well as later training. These changes can also facilitate the training-learning process, as well as promote participation in the planning, development and decision-making process affecting training institutions.

Profits and Profitability of Indian Commercial Banks in Seventies

Commercial Banks in Seventies S K Verghese There is a great deal of debate in the country about the profits and profitability of Indian commercial banks. It is generally believed that the new direction given to the banks since their nationalisation in I969, and the slackening productivity, have led to a declining trend in the profits and profitability of the banks. It is even held that, unless the present trend is reversed, the financial viability of our banking system may be undermined.

Productivity and Profitability of Banks in India

in India V B Angadi V John Devaraj Banking constitutes an important link in several socio-economic activities. Therefore, the banking industry must be on a sound footing. While in India, there is stress on the social responsibility of banks, the significance of liquidity and profitability is not to be neglected.

Inflation Accounting Standards for Banking-A Note

A Note C S Balasubramaniam With the publication of Statement of Standard of Accounting Practice (SSAP)-16 in the United Kingdom, inclusion of current cost accounts has become necessary for all listed companies and to some categories of non-listed companies, with exemption for insurance companies, property and investment companies and wholly-owned subsidiaries. In the US the Financial Accounting Standard (FAS)-33 re- quires supplementary disclosure both on constant dollar as well as current cost bases for ail companies, including financial and banking companies.

Management Interventions in Established Bureaucracies-A Case Study

Bureaucracies A Case Study Rushikesh Maru Nirmala Murthy J K Satia How do we evaluate the impact of experimental research mode of intervention? Three criteria can be applied.

Worker Participation in Formal Sector in Developing Countries-A Balance-sheet

in Developing Countries A Balance-sheet Nitish R De This paper off era a critique of worker participation practices in vogue in most developing countries. It is not suggested that sponsored schemes inevitably end up in failure and that voluntary schemes always succeed. The authors approach is leased instead on learning from the four cases reported in the initial part of the paper.

Inflation Accounting Is It Necessary

J Ramachandran One of the commendable features of accounting is its ability to adapt itself to the changing economic environment. ; Accounting now needs to undergo yet another change to adapt itself to the changed economic environment of price instability and rapid developments in technology.

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